#Girls And Women

  • Article: Ghanaian Victims Are Being Urged to Speak Out After Sex-for-Grades Investigation

    Ghanaian Victims Are Being Urged to Speak Out After Sex-for-Grades Investigation

    From Voice of America|Nov. 4, 2019

    A BBC documentary exposed lecturers who prey on female students. Read more

  • Article: These Women Are Leading the Fight Against Central India's Water Crisis

    These Women Are Leading the Fight Against Central India's Water Crisis

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 28, 2019

    "If there is water, we have everything and if there is no water, we have nothing." Read more

  • Article: Meet the Women Who Are Fighting Child Marriage One African Country at a Time

    Meet the Women Who Are Fighting Child Marriage One African Country at a Time

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|July 10, 2019

    Twelve million girls in Africa are forced into marriage before they’re 18 years old. Read more

  • Article: African Nations Must Enforce Progressive Family Laws to Protect Women & Girls, Say Campaigners

    African Nations Must Enforce Progressive Family Laws to Protect Women & Girls, Say Campaigners

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 3, 2019

    Many nations have progressive family laws but they’re not enforced. Read more

  • Article: This Schoolgirl Was Born Without Arms, But She Won't Let It Stop Her Succeeding

    This Schoolgirl Was Born Without Arms, But She Won't Let It Stop Her Succeeding

    From Beautiful News|June 21, 2019

    Mbali Mahlale is already the epitome of independence, resilience, and positivity. Read more

  • Article: South African Women Just Stopped One of the Biggest Music Stars in Africa From Performing

    South African Women Just Stopped One of the Biggest Music Stars in Africa From Performing

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 21, 2019

    “Koffi Olomide has a documented history of committing violence directed at women.” Read more

  • Article: This Netball Coach Is Using Sport to Empower Girls and Combat Sexual Violence in South Africa

    This Netball Coach Is Using Sport to Empower Girls and Combat Sexual Violence in South Africa

    From Beautiful News|June 14, 2019

    “Terrible things happen to women and we often don't know how to speak about them." Read more